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Al Jazeera America
Oct 16, 2013 2:30am EDT
report t. saying that the obama administration has not come through a more transparent government. an obscure 1917 law to enable felony progressions for six government employees for leak being classified information to the press, compared to all previous administrations combined. let's talk about the general move away from reporting from newspapers and tv and networks. throughout my career, investigations seem to ebb and flow. the investigative teams, and a lot of it seems 20 depend on the economy, but right now, it feels different, it feels like a more permanent shift. >> i think that's right. it was created five years ago because what has gone on, as the business price of the press has accelerated, almost in every case, and there are a couple of exceptions and the new york times is a notable exception, but with a few exceptions, people have systematically cut back. investigative reporting is risky and doesn't always yield stories, it makes enemies, it's not commercial, and it's impossible to turn a profit into such, and that's why phil's operation is a non-profit and that's why ours
Al Jazeera America
Oct 8, 2013 7:30pm EDT
killed. that is a big question mark that the obama administration has never answered. because there's no general redirect. it makes it difficult when things go wrong, and that's what they need to grapple with. >> how do you have more transparency? [ audio difficulties ] that's all i have an real money. victoria azarenko on august 20th, >>> is there any other poll say this you can prefer that the will lead our national security objectives? >> there's law enforcement from the criminal justice. e for the forefforts -- the obaa administration is secretive. we can't tell if there's a trend there and we haven't told what other actions are taking and what it's considering. what about the other 4,000 people. >> hassan, we have less than two heupbs left in the show. the precedence that's being set by the u.s. and u.s. drone policy as other nations around the world develop their own drone system. so, that is the most controversy shall part of the whole thing. this has opened up a new -- it's a number of symptoms the and a number of disease. e i think the thing that the law enforcement c
FOX Business
Oct 7, 2013 10:00pm EDT
whistleblower's book on what happened in the "fast and furious" operation d why the obama administration is standing in his way. and as you see in this video, a nightmare on the track and in the stands, a horrific crash in the final lap of the houston grand prix spilling into the stands, injuring the driver and at least a dozen vans. the extent of the injuries, however, may turn out to be a small miracle. we will have that story tonight. and president obama intent on inflicting as much pain as possible on the american public and apparently trying to prove a political point on this partial government shutdown. reports today that access to mount rushmore has been restricted and the government website that supports the amber alert system for missing children was suspended. the first lady's anti-obesity website remained open. it doesn't end there. residents of nevada in nevada communities forced out of their homes because they sit on federal land. and numerous reports of private businesses being forced to shut down due to their proximity to federal property. but there are signs that the adminis
Oct 11, 2013 5:00pm PDT
to interview the world-renowned leaker. the obama administration has invoked a chilling effect on the freedom of the press from the doj tracking the phones of journalists to the prosecution of whistleblowers. concerns for press freedom are growing. more on that coming up. it is the 11th day of the government shutdown. the standoff between republicans and democrats continues. republicans are pushing for a race of the debt ceiling but obama demands no strings. the latest on the fiscal deadlock later in the show. it is friday, october 11, five :00 p.m. in washington, d.c. and you are watcin watcing rt. julian assange has been waiting for safe passage. in the interview he shared his thoughts on a number of issues talking specifically about the nsa scandal and the relationship with -- wikileaks has had with edward snowden. >> here at the embassy, he affirmed that exceptionalism that barack obama, president of the united states is defending is nearly -- merely an excuse to be above the law. something used by nations to subordinate others. he alluded to the necessary -- necessity of deve
Oct 15, 2013 2:00pm EDT
just for washington as it did for the special illegal obama administration rule on this summin subject but for ame. we need to align policy-makers' personal interest in wacial in n along with the interests of the american people and the way you do that is mike maic them live by exact -- is make them live by exactly the same rules, make them walk the walk as those americans who have to go to the obamacare exchanges, in many cases against their will, 8 million-plus, who were satisfied with the health coverage they had prior to obamacare and then who realized that under this law, that promise by president obama "if you like the health care coverage you have now, you can keep it," who realize th the had way that that promise was a lie. so there are two crucial reasons we must pass this language into law. first, the principle. second, the practicality. first, the principle that washington should live under the same rules, the same way as america. second, the practicality that we need to visit upon washington all of the burdens and challenges that face america under obamacare, includ
Oct 11, 2013 3:00pm PDT
criticizes the obama administration's crackdown on journalists in its first-ever report on press freedoms in your in the united states. -- here in the united states. we will speak with reports author, former washington post editor leonard downie. all of that and more coming up. this is democracy now!,, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. the 2013 nobel peace prize has been awarded to the organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons, i hate how when -- ha based group tasked with enforcing the chemical weapons convention. the group recently sent inspectors to dismantle syria's stockpile of chemical weapons. the nobel prize in literature has been awarded to the canadian short story writer alice munro. she is 82 years old and has written 14 story collections. she is the first canadian woman, and the 13th woman from any country to win the literature prize. human rights watch is accusing rebels in syria of killing at least 190 civilians during a coordinated attack in a rural area this summer. in a report, the group says the abuses by antigovernment force
Oct 15, 2013 7:00pm PDT
circumstances. it is not an option for the obama administration. it can't possibly add to the number of prisoners when obama us stated aim is to close down that cap. he definitely wants to use a civilian court for this trial and that has what has happened. there have been 125 convictions on terrorism charges. the military connections, not a single case has been completed. the civilian route has produced some results. the obama administration would be looking to argue that the civilian process works and to look at the trial and see if it can be done without too many hitches or challenges, at which case he would use it as an argument to say that we need to get the remaining guantÁnamo detainees into that civilian process. >> just pleaded not guilty to terrorism charges in the u.s.. and now the philippines where a 7.1 magnitude earthquake has claimed 93 lives. extensive damage also. >> one woman pulls her child. security footage shows how locals poured onto the streets as the earthquake struck before 8:00 on tuesday morning. many of the deaths caused by collapsed masonry. shocked bystande
Al Jazeera America
Oct 10, 2013 5:00pm EDT
obama administration declared it won't challenge flaws colorado and washington as long as they maintain federal rules in the selling and distributing of the drug. as laws on marijuana become more relaxed the justice department is shifting its policy on drug incarceration tackling the minimum sentences for non-violent offenders. domestic drug policy impacts international drug policy too. in may the president addressed the issue in mexico. >> i also reaftfirmed our need o meet our responsibilities. ♪ >>> we're joined by some authorities on u.s. drug policies, sam is the director of the drug policy project here in washington. kevin serves as an advisor to three presidents and is now the director of the institute on drug policy at the university of florida. he is the author of the new book, reefer sanity. and the director of the none ro profit organization leap which works to change drug laws. welcome to all of you. sam if you are a pot smoker or want to be a pot smoker, what do you make of this patch work of laws. >> it's difficult at best. the obama administration has gone as f
Oct 11, 2013 6:00pm EDT
, "the obama administration and the press." many wayst the president obama has ushered in a paralyzing climate of fear for both reporters and their sources. among the cases of details -- six government employees, plus two contractors including edward snowden, have faced felony, the prosecution since 2009 under the 1917 espionage act for leaking classified information to the press, compared with just three inss -- such prosecutions all previous u.s. the ministrations. the department of justice has also sick really subpoenaed and seized associated press reporter's phone logs and e- mails, and new york times reporter james rison was ordered to testify against a former c.i.a. officer who provided the information to him or go to jail. in a report is written by leonard downie, former executive editor of "the washington post." he spoke with dozens of journalists who told him officials are -- "reluctant to discuss even unclassified information." it comes as when greenwald, columnist for britain's guardian newspaper who is based in brazil, and his partner david miranda testified before brazilia
Al Jazeera America
Oct 15, 2013 7:30pm EDT
recent report by the committee to protect journalists, suggests that the obama administration has had a chilling effect on journalism. congress is considering a media shield block to protect confidentiality. and what does all of this mean to the future of the media and our democracy? to discuss this, we're joined by jordan valinski, from tech blog, and on skype, phil bron stein, reporting, and welcome to "the stream" everyone. and phil, no question, the media landscape is changing, primarily due to digital. but the interesting, and i think certainly lesser probed issue here is why news consumption is on the decline. what are your thoughts? >> well, i'm not sure that consumption of information that we would considering to news, first i want to say that i'm not the executive director, that's robert rosenthal, but i'm on the board. >> our apologies. >> no problem. so i think that whether it's mill enials or other age groups in the demographics, i don't think there's less interest. we have a relationship with a group called you speak, a spoken word organization. now in 50 cities, thousands
FOX News
Oct 9, 2013 3:00pm PDT
evening. senior obama administration officials say the cut to israel tonight are aimed at protecting america's core interests in that country and the middle east. chuck hagel personally telephoned the general to inform him of the decision. the u.s. plans to withhold from the egyptians, a dozen fighter planes a like number of helicopters, four a-1 tank kits these are kits that can be assembled after over yaes. and missiles. and the u.s. is also withholding a cash transfer. $360 million. and a $300 million loan guarantee. egypt's president addley monsour was there this week. with a massive explosion rocking a security facility in the southern sinai. >> picking up and leaving town walking away from this relationship wouldn't be good for the egyptian people. it wouldn't allow us to help in the way we ask. and certainly unshared security interests when we talk about counterterrorism, we sock about the sinai and other security interests that would help achieve those goals. >> a former u.s. senator who visited egypt recently tells fox news there is a perception in egypt that the obama admin
FOX News
Oct 12, 2013 9:00pm PDT
dreams, their lives, leaving behind families and loved ones devastated. and the obama administration refuses to bury them? won't even fly the families in to gather their remains while they jet around on our dime? but it gets worse. congress passed the pay our military act on september 30th, hours before the shutdown to make sure that military benefits were covered. they saw this one coming. and they gave the department of defense broad authority to pay all kinds of bills. and, yet, the pentagon gives specific instructions not to make death payments. ladies and gentlemen, this didn't fall through the cracks. they actually looked at it and said no money for you or your kid. the administration's latest excuse, our lawyers misinterpreted the law. seriously? but then again, that's no surprise. in over his head holder, the one who lied to congressnd shipped drugs to the mexican drug dealers, is he just plain incompetent. and this guy, secretary of defense hagel, who sits at the citadel of the pentagon, the ranking member of the senate armed services committee, a member of his own party said he sho
Al Jazeera America
Oct 9, 2013 2:00am EDT
. about a third of that goes to the egyptian military. obama administration says the announcement on future aid to egypt will be made in the coming days, righters reports any cuts to the military would not affect ongoing counter terrorism programs or security in the sinai region which borders israel. >>> protesters gather tuesday at a rally demands being immigration reform, followed by a sit in on ca capitol hill whee eight house december krarpts arrested along with two other demonstrator along them john lewis of georgia, charlie rangal from new york and minnesota representing tiff keith elson. ♪ ♪ >> meteorologist: hello again. before we get to the west coast i want to go to the east, this rain will be major progress, it's already rain ago cross parts of the carolinas it's a by nation after cold friend as well as the remnants of tropical storm karen. because of that we are seeing a lot of rain over the net are the next 24 hours carolinas could see four-inches of the rain on the coastal regions and it will slowly be making its way up towards the north. over the next three days an
FOX News
Oct 7, 2013 8:00pm PDT
to sign up. this is a big decision. >> how many signed up? >> bill: the obama administration now on the defensive over obama care and the government shutdown. are americans changing their minds on these issues? talking points will analyze. [gunfire] >> bill: two u.s. special forces raids over the weekend causing all kinds of problems in the muslim world. we will have the inside story and discuss the fallout. >> the driver was a maniac. >> the driver of the suv. >> yes, is a maniac. he hit the first guy. >> bill: also tonight that vicious attack by a motorcycle gang in new york now getting really bizarre as the victims may be sued. we will have the latest. caution, you are about to it enter the no spin zone. the factor begins right now. ♪ ♪ >> bill: hi, i'm bill o'reilly. thanks for watching us tonight. on the factor 17th birthday, later, we have a look back at some unforgettable moments on this program. you might want to crack up that tebow deal or whatever else you have. also, sorry about the frog in my throat, he takes up residence twice a year like clockwork. will americans r
Al Jazeera America
Oct 16, 2013 5:30pm EDT
died, the obama administration had placed a moratorium on returning to yemen, even those it had cleared for release. over the years, countries like saudi arabia, afghanistan and pakistan have seen almost 90% of their guantanamo detainees transferred, whether to prisons or to freedom. but so far, fewer than a fifth of yemeni detainees have been returned. >> these parade grounds were filled with thousands of spectators on national unity day in 2012, when a member of al qaeda blew himself up right here. the blast killed some hundred army officers and injured 200 more. now there's nothing to suggest a connection between the bomber and guantanamo. but this highlights one of the fears the us government has with returning detainees to this country. that after their return, they might carry out an attack like the one commemorated here, or even ones against american targets. >> what we say to the americans is that "if they help yemen, as far as security issues are concerned, that they and our regional players also help in the rehabilitation of those that are released from guantanamo, tha
FOX News
Oct 13, 2013 6:00pm PDT
national mall the obama administration changes course, shows its true colors and opens the mall. not for american citizens but for undocumented immigrants. really? the obama administration opened the mall so that undocumented immigrants, aka, illegal aliens could protest and demand amnesty for all 12 million of them. they want u.s. citizenship and all of the benefits that go with it and they want it now. guess who one of the featured speakers of this protest was? no other than her royal heinous, nancy pelosi. and for their listening pleasure the protest dubbed cam meino amr cano included a concert by the mexican band. the protestors get to do whatever they want and be moaning their own economic status they take over from new york to california. they disrupted traffic frightened children on their way to school and practically bankrupted local businesses. 2600 of them arrested at a cost of $17 million in new york city police over time alone. not to mention the cost of taxpayers for the clean up itself. now the organizers of this week's cam mean no mer cano rally said the national mall
FOX Business
Oct 13, 2013 1:00am EDT
weapon by the obama administration? the obama administration is only the latest administration because they are the ones currently in power. the irs hasn used as a political weapon since jay ear hoover. they have been -- look at what they he done th year. targeting the certain conservative groups. and now sharing confintial infoation. this ionly what we're finding out. so ty have been -- you ask anybody. does the irs target people because of polical affiliations? and they will te you yes. you want to put them in charge of bra obama care? that's a horrible idea. >> sasha, do you agree? >> you know, john, if you ask anybody if they thin that it's political, then i think that there are a lot of people who was say that it wasn't. maybe not republicans or independents, but i'm sorry, i did not mean to insu you fore. but, no, i -- >> if a republican was in charge, e democrats would say, look, this is politics as usual. it's not partisan. >> there's a joke that some hostage takers sai that they think it's hurtful they are being compared to the tea party, which i really like. but that
FOX News
Oct 14, 2013 1:00pm PDT
value. number two i think they're tired of being accused by the obama administration and leading members of congress of manipulating their currency when in fact even to the extent they are, we're doing a pretty good job of trying to manipulate our currency through the fed's qualitative easing, huge budget deficits, trying to drive down the value of the dollar to enhance u.s. experts. whether that works anymore. i think the chinese are fed up with that. and they'd love to bring the u.s. dollar down as the world's reserve currency. >> want to tell our viewers exactly what china is saying. they're talking about mrs. torturing prisoners of war, slaying civilians in drone attacks and such alarming days when the destinies of other nations are in the hands of a hypocritical nation has to be terminated and a new world order should be put in police according to which all nations big or small, rich or poor,le have their key interests respected and protected on an equal footing. you can see it on the screen. that's harsh language indeed. the harshness surprises me of you don't normally get
Al Jazeera America
Oct 10, 2013 2:00am EDT
economy is stronger and the financial system sounder. >> the obama administration also announced that it is suspending a major portion of its military aid to egypt. the move is meant to encourage the interim military-sanctioned government to step up efforts to restore democracy there. al jazerra's roslyn jordan reports from the state department. >> reporter: from the moment the egypt military threw prem mohammad morsi out of office on july 3rd, the u.s. has been debating how to respond. but months of crack down on his protesters and civil liberties violations made up washington's mind. hundreds of millions of dollars worth of military aid now on hold until cairo returns to a fully democratic path. what's frozen? f-16 fighter jets, abrams m1a1 tanks. a patch i helicopters. harpoon missiles, $260 million in cash aid, and $300 million in loan guarantees. washington has done this before. not giving aid to a key military ali. it cut off some weapons delivery to his bahrain in 2011. what continues, money for education. economic development. counter terrorism and border security and the peace k
Comedy Central
Oct 8, 2013 1:00am PDT
knowing that, the obama administration had three years to set up the web enrollment for the president's centerpiece legislative achievement. you know obama must have had the tech end buttoned up. that would be like if lincoln didn't proof read the emans paition proclamation and ended up freeing the davies, sure good news for any slave any dave. the obamacare implementation rollout has left a lot to be desired. what a great opportunity for the opposition party to offer a reasonable alternative. >> the republicans hinted the only way to end the shutdown is to tie it to the debt ceiling fight. >> we're now lumping in the debt ceiling and the government shutdown and the fight over obamacare. >> jon: right i forgot they are (bleep) nuts. the most egregious and blatant incompetence still pales in comparison to these guys, to these an asteroid will collide with the earth and republicans are refusing to send bruce willis until obamacare is defunded. now it seems the republicans are threatening to refuse to raise the debt ceiling which would tech fikly put the united states in default, technical
FOX News
Oct 12, 2013 1:30pm PDT
. 10 million hispanics are eligible for benefits, but it is also true. the obama administration needs them just as badly. look at this. there are 16 million uninsured latinos in the united states. that means one out of every three uninsured americans is hispanic. >> they were the most uninsured because we work in jobs that don't offer it or were independent contractors. we live in states that if you work and earn some thk you won't be eligible for any public program. bottom line is we are a working people who work in jobs and still can't get health insurance. >> latino rtz country's youngest pop lakes with a median age of 27. and enrolling young people is vital for the on-line health exchanges. they need three million young and healthy people to enroll to keep premiums from rising. >> when the insurers come back to price premiums next january 1st, they are going to make the premiums reflect the pool of enrollees that they get. if the pool of enrollees they get is relatively thick and expensive, that will make the premiums be higher. >> enrolling uninsured hispanics comes with its own
Oct 14, 2013 6:30pm EDT
enrollment process which runs for six months. but the obama administration has targeted covering 7 million people under the affordable care act through the exchanges, amounting to an average of 39,000 people a day for 180 days. industry analysts say that insurers have so far seen a few thousand enrollees make it through the bottle neck, and there were many mistakes. it required manual correction. >> right now it is not that big of a problem, because the carriers can do manual intervention and clean it up. but again, once we get it done in large numbers there is no way they can handle it. >> the obama administration compared the rocky start to the federal exchange to the launch of medicare part d in 2006, which was doubled with problems, fixed in months. but this could be more complicated. in no small part because of the complications. >>> and coming up, how the three winners of the nobel prize make you a better investor. >>> and the bond market was closed for columbus day. >> price of crude oil ended slightly higher today, but gasoline prices are falling fast. says tha
Oct 15, 2013 1:00am PDT
enrollment process which runs for six months. but the obama administration has targeted covering 7 million people under the affordable care act through the exchanges, amounting to an average of 39,000 people a day for 180 days. industry analysts say that insurers have so far seen a few thousand enrollees make it through the bottle neck, and there were many mistakes. it required manual correction. >> right now it is not that big of a problem, because the carriers can do manual intervention and clean it up. but again, once we get it done in large numbers there is no way they can handle it. >> the obama administration compared the rocky start to the federal exchange to the launch of medicare part d in 2006, which was doubled with problems, fixed in months. but this could be more complicated. in no small part because of the complications. >>> and coming up, how the three winners of the nobel prize make you a better investor. >>> and the bond market was closed for columbus day. >> price of crude oil ended slightly higher today, but gasoline prices are falling fast. says tha
FOX Business
Oct 13, 2013 2:30am EDT
. there is a reason why the obama administration hast released the number of people whhave successfully signed up for obamacare. that is because body is gning on. obacare relies on young peopleo sign up. if you look at all 50 states the premium go up 260% on average for young people. do you think young people sign up nar and try to take a holist lick approach? gere. they are hot -- histic approach. get real. they are not. >> if we don't do it in the short-term we pay for itn the end anyway. so people who n't have coverage or aren't getng preventative care, they cost us big bucks in the end. you and i both know that. >> let me bring this -- michelle broht something up thats very important. one of two reasons w president bam come and kaleen sebelius the administrator of obamacare don't know how many people signed up. either it's so as michelle points out or so completely incompetent. jonathan, they had four years to get this up and running. what is happening? could you predict a bigger failure than what we are seeing? >> even just look at the cost of the website, eric. they believe was es
Oct 12, 2013 5:30pm PDT
concessions from the obama administration first. the president says there can be no conditions on reopening the government. >> the president is freezing out america. >> democrats can't simply refuse to negotiate. they have to be willing to work together. >> reporter: the obama administration says if no deal is reached to increase the nation's borrowing limit before next thursday, the government will have no money to pay its bills. >> national parks and monuments are closed because of the government shutdowns, but some states are covering the expenses of leaving some landmarks open until the shutdown ends. california officials say they cannot afford to do that. >>> food stamp recipients in at least 17 states have been unable to use their food stamp debit cards today because of a computer problem. officials say a routine test of backup systems by xerox, which provides the technology, resulted in a system failure. in some areas, the system is back up and running. but some states, including california, are still having problems connecting. >>> in a statement, a u.s. department of agri
Oct 10, 2013 6:00pm EDT
where he was being held. the obama administration plans to scale back a egypt's military government three months after the ouster mohamed morsi. the state department said the u.s. will withhold hundreds of millions of dollars in military assistance until credible progress is made toward a "inclusive democratically elected civilian government." the withheld equipment reportedly include tanks, f-16 aircraft, apache helicopters, and harpoon missiles. military training will continue. the white house has avoided the automatic suspension of military aid to egypt by refusing to deem or see's ouster a coup. a group of haitians and their advocates have filed a lawsuit against the united nations for the cholera outbreak in haiti that has killed more than 8000 people and sickened more than 600,000. the disease strain has been traced to you in peacekeepers from nepal who deployed after haiti's 2010 earthquake. the u.n. rejected a formal petition for compensation to the victims earlier this year. the suit seeks damages from the u.n. and class-action status on behalf of thousands of victims and t
Oct 11, 2013 11:00am PDT
america republicans have said they will let america avoid default only if the obama administration agrees to negotiate on entitlements in the future. that's something the obama administration is not willing to do. they say you can't let america slide into default, take the american economy with it, unless your conditions are met. that's not negotiating. baugh back to you. >> all right, scott. thanks. right now per following breaking news in the east bay. we are getting word from the richmond police department that the federal building in richmond has been evacuated. now, police are telling us that that building received a suspicious package from china. the package was x-rayed and an object with wires attached was seen inside. again, these people have been evacuated, so it will be interesting to see what comes with this. of course, this is a story we will keep our eye on. >>> in the meantime, we want to go ahead and keep our eye on the forecast. crustqp evena loren. >>. >> you can see everywhere that there's still shading. yep, that's where the clouds are kind of lingering. temperatures ri
Oct 8, 2013 9:00am EDT
.. but the obama administration says.. the system was never affected because the amber alert program is run on the state level. the justice department, restored the federal amber alert website on monday ... saying the website is purely informational...a nd the serve is ill intac officials in valencia, spain are trying to help prostitutes get off the streets. they are offering the women cooking classes. almost 60 women have taken the classes and three have found jobs. one official says the women are motivatedo start aew life. a philadelphia news anchor in hot water... for her actions on social media. it appears joyce evans posted a tweet comparing a fatal shooting there.. to the t-v show "breaking bad." her account says.. " thought breaking bad was hot last sunday? see who's breaking bad in southwest philly, leaving six people shot... tonight at ten." instantly viewers criticized her. evans later responded.. saying she was trying to compare real life drama.. to the fictional sw. --guy gets got-- ---girl moves tables--- --- girl screams head off--- this "carrie" inspired prank is makin
Al Jazeera America
Oct 13, 2013 12:00pm EDT
. john terrett, live from the capitol. thank you. >> the barack obama administration is allowing states to seize their own money to pay for park operations. some are jumping at the chance. nearly a dozen national parks and monuments are opening thanks to state funding. one is the statue of liberty in new york city, available to tourists for the first time in almost two weeks. utah reopened six attractions, and a day later it opened canyon lands and the glen cannion national recreation area. arizona's grand canyon opened and colorado's rocky mountain national park, and tomorrow south dakota mt. rushmore is set to open. jim huli has more. >> reporter: in arizona the grand canyon is open. the state agreed to by $650,000 to keep it going for the next week. >> this arizona landmark draws millions of visitors. i refuse to let wrong-headed federal policy deprive worldwide tourists to see the magnificent landscape. >> it's money the obama administration says the state is not likely to get back. with thousands of jobs dependent on the cannion and the tourists that visit it, it's a bargain the go
Oct 8, 2013 6:00am PDT
of a new car or truck. president obama says his administration is working on a new rating system to help families feel like they're getting more out of their investment in higher education. >> i'm directing my administration to come up with a new more useful rating system for colleges. we should not be subsidizing schools that are not getting good results for the young people who attend them. >> dozens of publications calculate rankings for colleges and universities. one university president says those ratings encourage, quote, bad behavior and award higher ranks to colleges that spend the most money. that university president wants to revamp those rating systems and test students before they graduate, too. he's betting part of his paycheck on student performance. he joins me now, the president of purdue university and a former politician, although when you're a university president it's probably even more politics than he ever had as governor of indiana. anyway, mr. purdue president, good morning to you, sir. >> hi, chuck. >> by the way, before we get started, what is tougher polit
FOX Business
Oct 13, 2013 11:00pm EDT
we will see later. ♪ >>> plosive new evidence of political corruption in the obama administration. the internal revenue serce and obama white house have exchanged confidential irs taxpayer information. the president nominates fed vice chair janet yellen to succeed ben bernanke has the the second most powerful person in washington. i'm lou dobbs. >>> good evening, everybody, you're lead story tonight, the internalevenue service scandal worriesenning for the obama white house. the top irs obamacare official testified in front of the house oversight committee and when asked whether they discussed confidential taxpayer information with senior white house officials and presented with emails tt contain language to precise that effect, she could say only she could not remember. the committee revealed emails from 2012 that shows sarah hall ingram trying to council the white house on lsuits related to the obamacare contraception mandates and into the emails, confidential information appears to be revealed and shared. fox news chief national are correspondents jim angle has our report. >> agency
Al Jazeera America
Oct 8, 2013 6:00pm EDT
ceiling. >> tara, thank you. the obama administration has named a second official to try and close the military detention center at guantanamo bay. as they debate once again if guantanamo is necessary for national security. we have more on this. >> reporter: nearly five months after the president renewed his promise to close guantanamo the pentagon announced on tuesday that it's envoy will be paul lewis, a former u.s. marine and long time congressional lawyer. here's what is facing lewis as he comes on board. 149 men are being held. 86 have been cleared to be released. lewis' job, clear the backlog. and 17 detainees are on hunger strike. 16 on the list for tube feeding. two are now in hospital for observation. the detainee population will drop by one. ibrahim of sudan can be released due to his severe mental illness. meanwhile the administration is fielding question about the capture of an al-qaeda operative al-liby on saturday. the suspect in the 1998 u.s. embassy bombings is being questioned on a navy ship in the mediterranean. >> we know that mr. al-liby planned and helped execu
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Oct 10, 2013 7:00pm EDT
obamacare. the obama administration still refuses to say how few people have signed up for new health care benefits. technical problems on the government website and the high-cost are opening up opportunities for entrepreneurs, free-market solution, a new industry is blossoming. entreereneurs offering an alternative to the expensive obamacare health plans. obamacare has a brand new problem. it is called free enterprise. fox news chief national correspondent with our report. >> the employers got a year's reprieve from the president before they had to comply with ut individuals did not, and some may look for ways to work around the laws new penalties. >> i no there are challenges of the affordable care act, and we think our products provide a solution. >> reporter: offering short-term insurance that could appeal to young peopll who might find the obamacare premiums and deductibles of several thousand dollars more than they're willing to spend. there would have to pay a penalty, of course, but he says his insurance is still a better deal. >> short-term medical, the benefits even with the pena
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Oct 14, 2013 8:00pm EDT
we -- resolution saying that we' that, obama administration said no. >> why should they even get an eexemption. charles: yes why. >> the excise tax is manage that insurance industry hates, this is a great bone to throw -- insurance industry. charles: how does this help the average american. we're watching from affair. insurance companies have another year to hike rates, big business gets a break now union, but what about the average person. >> i'm not saying it is a good idea, i'm just saying why this previously be on -- obscure tax is on the table. charles: michelle you start with previously obscure taxes and work your way up. >> it is unfair to american people, why do unions get to pick and choose what they like and don't like. why not the american people. average joe, obama is always making e exemption for big business, and labor unions then he says he is there for middle class, that is not true. >> the people threaten to trash the economy over obamacare. >> the republicans are not trash -- >> our entire credit rating on the line here because of an attempt to sabotage obamacare.
Oct 8, 2013 9:00am EDT
the rocky rollout we never expected the savvy obama administration would be having internet issues. how the white house tells us they're fixing those glitches with the affordable care act website. those details coming up. first today's trivia question. first person to tweet the correct answer will get an on-air shoutout. we'll be right back. >> for $25 a pop, people can destroy anything they want with their weapon of choice. find out more on "your business" sunday morning at 7:30. building animatronics is all about getting things to work together. the timing, the actions, the reactions. everything has to synch up. my expenses are no different. receiptmatch on the business gold rewards card synchronizes your business expenses. just shoot your business card receipts and they're automatically matched up with the charges on your online statement. i'm john kaplan, and i'm a member of a synchronized world. this is what membership is. this is what membership does. of providing a free world-class education for anyone, anywhere. if you look at a khan academy video, they cover everything fro
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Oct 9, 2013 1:00am PDT
administration. john boehner has offered that. harry reid, senator reid, at president obama's direction, has refused to bring that up for a vote. i think when the veterans don't get their checks, that's when americans get edgy. >> do you think doing government by piecemeal is anything more than a game? >> i think it's more than a game. it's serious. >> by the republicans. let's set a precedent. let's decide to fund the government in pieces. >> like they used to. no. like they used to. when was the last time the senate passed a budget? >> last year. >> it took them almost four years. >> i agree with you. it took a long time. they have been asked -- dana said to me earlier when we were talking about this i am wrong about this but i am not. the democrats and estimate have had a budget. republicans had a budget. the republicans refused for a year to sit down- >> the reason why, i was explaining, democrats were demanding the debt ceiling be automatically raised in any sort of deal. republicans said, no, we're not going to agree to that. we think we should live more within our means
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